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Applied Optics

Biomedical Optics Express


Optical Materials Express

Optics Express

Optics Letters

Partnered Journals

Applied Spectroscopy

Journal of Display Technology

Journal of Lightwave Technology

Photonics Research

Legacy Journals

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New Probe Developed for Improved High Resolution Measurement of Brain Temperature

20 July 2016
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New Detector from Facebook’s Connectivity Lab Overcomes Key Challenge in Using Light

19 July 2016
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